- Product Dimensions: 24.5 x 16.5 x 6.5 inches ; 24.3 pounds
- Shipping Weight: 24.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
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- ASIN: B003652EY6
- Item model number: 2000003414
- Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #760,189 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors) Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here
- Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes
Sevylor Tahiti Classic Inflatable Kayak
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- 2-person inflatable kayak made of heavy-duty 26-gauge PVC
- 2 air chambers for security; tubular I-beam floor for stability
- Specially designed inflatable seats with comfortable back support
- 2 spray covers for protection; optional directional skeg
- Holds up to 400 pounds; measures 10' 7" by 2' 7"
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|Item Dimensions||6.5 x 16.5 x 24.5 inches|
|Item Display Weight||64 ounces|
|Seat Material Type||inflatable|
|Shipping Weight||24.25 pounds|
|Weight Supported||400 pounds|
The Tahiti Classic Inflatable Kayak is durable, reliable, comfortable and portable. Measuring 9 Feet7 Inch long by 2 Feet2 Inch wide, the Tahiti holds two people (up to 400 pounds total) in built-in inflatable seats. The Kayak is durably constructed of heavy-duty 26-gauge PVC, with two air chambers for security and a tubular I-beam floor for stability. It includes two spray covers for protection, and has an optional directional skeg for maximum control. Guaranteed not to leak, thanks to Sevylor Feets exclusive Airtight System, the kayak Feets Double-Lock Valves prevent accidental air loss and ensure quick, easy inflation and deflation. NMMA certified.
The same kayak that twice traversed the entire length of the Amazon, the Sevylor Tahiti classic inflatable two-person kayak is ready for adventures the world over.
The Tahiti inflatable kayak seats 2 people comfortably for all-day kayaking.
Certified by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the two-person Tahiti measures 10 feet 7 inches by 2 feet 7 inches and holds up to 400 pounds.
The road from Sevylor's founding in 1948 to its current role as the dominant supplier of a wide range of inflatables--such as kayaks, boats, and towables--is a long one, with plenty of original inventions and innovations along the way. Established in a city suburb of Vitry, France, by electronics engineer Berco Grimbert, Sevylor originally built electrical accessories, with a sideline business dedicated to using its high-frequency welding machines to manufacture PVC consumer goods. The first inflatable to receive rave notice was a small bathtub called the Dou Dou. Perfect for postwar France, the inflatable tub was portable, convenient, practical, easy to clean, durable, and, best of all, affordable.
After moving to the picturesque Alsatian village of Buhl, the company expanded into developing valves, pumps, boats, inflatable pools, and a variety of water toys. In the ensuing years, Sevylor first developed a PVC that had "memory"--meaning it could return to its original shape regardless of temperature--and then made history by releasing an inflatable pool mattress with a headrest and circular pockets. In 1986, the company invented the Ski Bob, a real turning point in the evolution of the towables business. Today, Sevylor's innovative designs include tenders, hunting and fishing boats, specialty boats and kayaks, towables, snow tubes, air beds, pool floats, river tubes, swim and sport rings, and more.
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Top Customer Reviews
Buyer be ware of the new Tahiti Classics kayaks, they may look the same but are not!!!!! having the old one (now patched) I looked over the two side by side, and some interesting differnces showed up. First clue is the color/faberic the later model had a diffent color in looking close at the faberic it seemed cheaper. Moving on to the real problem with these new units (still called Tahiti Classic K79) The new air valve, They are really diffent. The old ones had a more standerd valve that has a cap that screws on (like what you get on most inflatable boats). The size of the old units (air inlet)were standerd in that just about any air pump could fit the hole and they wouldnt leak unless you unscrewed them 6 + turns to let the air out..THE NEW UNITS HAVE A CHEAP PLUG that looks and functions like those found on cheap pool toys. They don't have to be turned to release the air! you just tug on the plugs flap and the air gushes out. If you are not carefull and accidently whack these cheap plugs with a paddle or a shoe hits them while boarding the kayak the tube deflates real fast. Think how that might be in the middle of a lake or like me in the middle of a bay. Then there is the odd size of the air plugs hole. My trusty air pump dosent work with these new valves. When I did finally inflate the thing and got it on the water another interesting thing was observed. Fully inflated the new unit sagged in the middle with two people on board, not much, but moving over to the old unit there was no sag, thiner fabric in the new units maybe? The old K79 I would take between islands, out to sea (a mile). This new unit is best left to the family pool, what a shame Sevylor went this way with their popular and well priced K79 Classic. Look around for one of the old units they are a more darker yellow and don't have the blue colors on the side of the Kayak and of course they have screw on air caps on the plugs. I find using the new model a bit dangerous, so if you cant find one of the old models consider another brand.
I went to a small (45 acre) lake to give the thing trial run. I had to hike about 1/2 mile down a trail to get to the lake. I was alone, and able to carry the deflated boat, all my fishing gear, and a few other things this distance without too much trouble. I inflated the boat in about ten minutes with a hand pump, and was on the water. I paddled the entire length of the lake, heading into a stiff wind (about 15mph) without breaking a sweat. I have the skeg, and didn't have any problems with tracking. At the far end of the lake, I used a 5 lb. anchor while fishing several small coves. It worked perfectly. I caught a couple of bass and some panfish, and found the boat to be stable in the water the entire time and surprisingly comfortable. After a couple of hours I had fished my way back to the landing, deflated and packed everything back to the car.
I purchased this boat in the spring of 2011, and used it throughout the summer. I took it out several times with a passenger, and found that it feels just as stable while carrying two people as it does with one. I can report that it is holding up well, and I'm still very pleased with the purchase.
If you're a serious, hardcore kayaker... go buy a kayak. If you want to be able to explore a lake and go fishing on a whim for less than $200 (boat, paddle, pump, etc.)with a boat that you can fit in the trunk of a hatchback, I'd get this thing.